Event coordinator dancer/actor Keith Tyrone Williams (left) o n stage with dancer/choreographer Theio Jamison.
One of the speakers was journalist Mary Cannon.
A speaker of dance.
Jamsion in a piece in tribute to Dunham.
Jamison in dance.
Performances were by 8 multi-cultural dance groups including the Katherine Dunham dancers, Slaughter Project, Afriky LoLo, Dances of India, Detroit Legacy Project, Innervision Dance Theatre, Lincoln University Dance Troupe, and SIU East St. Louis Performing Company at St. Louis University High School in remembrance of Katherine Dunham, a native of East St. Louis, IL and legendary American dancer, choreographer, songwriter, author, educator and activist who was trained as an anthropologist. All proceeds will benefit the Katherine Dunham Dynamic Museum in East St. Louis.